Synopses & Reviews
This thorough and witty culinary guide demystifies the kitchen and its contents for young adults and anyone who's found themselves in front of a full fridge exclaiming, There's nothing to eat here With 200 easy-to-follow recipes, Evelyn Raab shows the culinary neophyte how to make all kinds of simple and scrumptious dishes for every meal and occasion.
Revised for a new generation of students, this amusing cookbook focuses on creating whole, healthy foods using fresh ingredients. Recipes are coded with easy-to-understand icons and symbols that sort each dish into categories, such as vegetarian meals, cheap eats, couch potato, mom and family food, and cooking to impress.
Clueless in the Kitchen includes informative and entertaining chapters on: The Kitchen -- a guide to alien territoryShopping -- you can't cook if you don't have it Salads, soups and side thingsMeat dishes (beef, chicken and other critters)Vegetarian optionsEgg, fish and pasta entreesBaking and dessertsSnacks and munchies.
The book also features information and advice on meal planning, a glossary, a conversion chart and a handy index.
Whether living on their own for the very first time or just on their own for dinner, Clueless in the Kitchen is the only guide novice cooks need to create an interesting, easy, delicious and nutritious meal.
The Best Sustainable Food Book in the UK, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (2012)
Going green is hard to doespecially when it comes to food. There are acronyms to learn, labels to decipher, seasons to accommodate, and grocery stores to navigateand that's before you even turn on the stove! The Green Teen Cookbook
cuts through the chaos and shows teens how to shop smarter, cook more consciously, and eat a healthier diet. And in addition to the 70+ incredible recipes (created by teens, for teens), the book also includes:
- Illuminating essays about freeganism, flexitarians, vegetarianism, and more
- Tips about how to shop on a budget and get the most out of what you already have in your pantry
- A seasonal key that ensures the freshness of the recipes (and a minimal carbon footprint)
- Photos for each of the 70+ recipes
About the Author
Laurane Marchive studied journalism at the Institute of Political Sciences, Lille, and Modern French Literature at the Sorbonne, Paris. After working as a journalist in France, Indonesia, and India, she moved to London where she is now working as an editor, translator, and rights agent. She also works as a freelance circus performer.
Pam McElroy is an editor and caterer living in San Francisco, California. She edits books of all genres and caters under the name Meatball Maven. She has also been involved in the food industry since she was a teen--in restaurant kitchens, as a caterer, and as an editor for dining magazines. She is the author of Mug It and the co-editor of The Green Teen Cookbook with Zest Books. Her hobbies include reading cookbooks cover-to-cover, shopping at farmers markets, and cooking epic and seasonal meals for friends and family.